Saturday, May 8, 2021

Betong

Car turns turtle on road

BETONG: A car turned turtle on Jalan Betong-Debak early this morning (Feb 8). Firemen from Betong fire station were despatched to the scene after receiving a distress call around 3.50am. They arrived to find the car overturned in the middle of...

Over 300 tablets given to students

KUCHING: A total of 305 Samsung Galaxy tablets were distributed to Form Five students at SMK Datuk Patinggi Kedit, SMK Ulu Layar and SMK St Augustine in Betong. Layar assemblyman Gerald Rentap Jabu said the contribution was from the Layar...

Spear pierces a fisherman’s arm

BETONG: A man got his right arm punctured by a spear from a speargun while fishing in a river yesterday (Feb 1). An emergency medical rescue service (EMRS) unit from Betong fire station was sent to help him after being...

Dalat turns Red, Song & Betong Orange

KUCHING: Dalat District has changed status from orange to red today (Jan 24) after reporting seven new cases, bringing the total number of local infection cases in the district to 41 cases. At the same time, Song District has changed...

Don’t panic, Betong folk told

BETONG: Four longhouses in this district are currently under lockdown after recording seven more Covid-19 cases on Monday. The longhouses are Rumah Enteban; Rumah Tanjong, Skrang; Rumah Pais and Rumah Pematoh. Layar assemblyman Gerald Rentap Jabu said the lockdown was necessary...

Betong Welfare gives out 686 food packets

BETONG: Some 686 food packets have been distributed to 314 households or 1,260 flood victims in Betong Division. Divisional Community Welfare officer Uwieng Gimos said the food packets comprising essential food items were distributed through the Betong Division Community Welfare...

SEDC welcomes initiatives for entrepreneurship development

BETONG: The Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) welcomes the cooperation extended by Politeknik Metro Betong Sarawak (PMBS) in producing more competitive young entrepreneurs. SEDC Betong Region enforcement officer Mohd Aizat Dollah said the collaboration between government agencies and educational institutions...

Major water supply disruption solved

BETONG: Water supply in areas near Saratok and Kabong here was disrupted since Sunday. The water main at Sebubu, Roban which ruptured caused the disruption which continued till Monday. The Rural Water Supply Department (JBALB) Betong identified that there are...

Better access to new agricultural methods through AgriCOP

KUCHING: Village folk now have better access to new agricultural methods thanks to the Agriculture Community Outreach Programme (AgriCOP). Layar assemblyman Gerald Rentap Jabu said this was through demonstrating new techniques in agriculture to them as one of the initiatives...

JKKKs to implement 35 RTP projects

BETONG: Thirty-five projects under the Rural Transformation Programme (RTP) valued at RM4.39 million will be implemented through gotong-royong (communal work) by Village Security and Security Committees (JKKKs). Layar assemblyman Gerald Rentap Jabu said this was a new page in the...
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SMK Lutong alumni crowned champion

KUCHING: SMK Lutong alumni debaters were crowned as champion of the third Swinburne Sarawak Debate Open with four wins,...
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